Pat Roberts

Steve McIntosh
September 06, 2019 - 10:37 am
U.S. Secretary of State and former Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo was back in the Sunflower State Friday to deliver a Landon Lecture at Kansas State University. KNSS News asked Pompeo about speculation that he might seek the Senate seat held by retiring Republican Pat Roberts. Pompeo said he is "...
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Steve & Ted mornings
July 12, 2019 - 9:19 am
Kris Kobach the latest to throw his hat in the ring, we talk about the election with KNSS's John Whitmer.
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Steve McIntosh
January 10, 2019 - 10:01 am
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts says The Boeing Company has announced the first K-C 46 Pegasus tanker will be delivered to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita in late January. The Boeing K-C 46 Pegasus will replace the aging K-C 135 Stratotanker. McConnell Air Force Base will bed down a total of 36...
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January 10, 2019 - 2:10 am
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts has been tapped to lead the Agriculture Committee in the 116th Congress. The committee will oversee the implementation of the Farm Bill, which was passed and signed into law late last year. “As I said when I first became Chairman of this Committee in 2015, my first...
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KSN News
January 04, 2019 - 11:24 am
Longtime Republican Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas will not seek re-election in 2020, ending a decades-long career in Congress and setting up an intense political scramble to replace him. A person with knowledge of the 82-year-old senator's decision told The Associated Press that Roberts will make the...
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December 12, 2018 - 8:57 pm
Kansas Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts support a bill that would be the largest overhaul of federal sentencing laws in decades. The two Republicans reiterated their backing of the bipartisan measure Wednesday. President Donald Trump also supports it. Moran was among the measure's first sponsors...
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June 30, 2018 - 8:34 am
The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 passed the Senate on a strong bipartisan 86-11 vote Thursday. In his floor speech earlier this week, Kansas Senator Pat Roberts praised the Senate version of the 5-year farm bill. "We must focus on program integrity, we have done that. And common sense...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 9:50 pm
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says people under 21 don't need to own semi-automatic rifles like the one used in last week's Florida mass shooting. The Republican predicts Congress will pass new gun legislation. Roberts says gun control is "not entirely the answer" to shootings like the one at a Parkland...
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Dreamstime
January 31, 2018 - 12:13 pm
The White House is confirming one fatality and one serious injury after a chartered train carrying Republican lawmakers to a retreat in West Virginia hit a garbage truck; it's believed the fatality was a victim inside the truck. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says there are no...
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Dreamstime
January 31, 2018 - 10:08 am
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) today applauded the signature of an executive order confirming that President Trump will not close Guantanamo Bay (GITMO) and relocate the facility to a site on the mainland. The president announced this executive order during last night’s State of the Union...
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